Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. noisy breathing
  9. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  10. redness of the skin
  11. sweating
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. headache

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. fever
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. muscle aches, pains, or spasms
  15. nausea
  16. runny nose
  17. shivering
  18. skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing
  19. sore throat
  20. sweating
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  23. vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.